Published on: 23 March 2017 in Industry

Directors Digest

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Welcome to the first edition of Directors Digest, where we round up some of the most interesting news and views from the industry that you might have missed. From short film festivals to Welsh-language TV, there’s been a lot to get stuck into over the last week — read our pick of the articles below. 


Graham Stuart has been named Edinburgh TV chair. (Paywall - Broadcast Now)

Vice news is still covering the mass refugee crisis, and young audiences still care. (iNews)

The government has announced a major boost for Welsh language TV, as it commits additional investment for S4C. (


A US Study has shown how race and gender impact annual earnings in the industry. (Realscreen)

Meanwhile, 18 women filmmakers talk to Buzzfeed about gender and representation in Hollywood. 

WFTV members are among those selected for this year’s London Calling short film scheme. (WFTV)

Danny Boyle shares his thoughts on how storytelling has ‘dried up’ in cinema. (Indiewire)


ProConnect is an exciting programme of support for all creative companies. (Creative England)

The Youtube and Google boycott has spread to the US, with Verizon and AT&T pulling advertising. (Guardian)

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